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SSS Appointment Card

Stop Smoking Service Appointment Card for HPS staff only. Read more

Stop Smoking Service Appointment Card for HPS staff only.

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Publisher: ,
Language: English
Suitability: professionals

Health Promotion Service Only

There's a vaccine to help protect you against shingles (Aged 70 or 79?)

A5

    There is a vaccine that helps reduce your risk of getting shingles and reduces the severity of the symptoms if you develop the disease. Read more

 

 

There is a vaccine that helps reduce your risk of getting shingles and reduces the severity of the symptoms if you develop the disease.

This leaflet describes shingles and the benefits of the vaccination and who is eligible for the vaccine this year.

All people turning 70 or 78 years of age on or after 1st April 2017 are eligible to get the vaccine.

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Publisher: , July 2013 (updated June 2017)
Language: English
Suitability: Older people

Leaflet

Golden Rules (set of 6 books) (ReSET)

Set of six A5 story books which form the "Golden Rules Series". Read more

Set of six A5 story books which form the "Golden Rules Series". Written by Donna Luck and illustrated by Juliet Doyle.

Book Titles: We Are Honest, We Listen, We Look After Property, We Are Gentle, We Work Hard and We Are Kind and Helpful. 

Each one of these colourful, read-aloud story books focuses upon just one rule and features the familiar characters of Miss Beanie’s class.

These books will help young children appreciate the "Golden Rules".

 

 

Author: Donna Luck
Publisher: ,
Language: English
Suitability: Infants (3-4), Pre-school, Primary (5-10)

Interactive Resource

Protecting your child against flu 2017/2018

Updated version

This year, the flu vaccine is being offered to: Children aged two and three years (1). Read more

This year, the flu vaccine is being offered to:

  • Children aged two and three years (1).
  • Children in reception class and school years 1, 2, 3, and 4(2).
  • Children with a health condition that puts them at greater risk of flu.
  • All children of primary school-age in some parts of the country (former pilot areas).

This leaflet explains why these children are being offered the vaccination, as well as describing the disease and the vaccine.

(1) Born between 1st September 2013 and 31st August 2015.

(2) Born between 1st September 2008 and 31st August 2013.

 

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Publisher: , July 2014 (updated 2017)
Language: English
Suitability: Carers, professionals

Leaflet

5 reasons to get your child vaccinated against flu 2017/2018

2017/2018 version

This poster is aimed at parents and explains the vaccine and the benefits of vaccinating children against flu. Read more

This poster is aimed at parents and explains the vaccine and the benefits of vaccinating children against flu.

  • Protect your child. The vaccine will help protect your child against flu and serious complications such as bronchitis and pneumonia
  • Protect you, your friends and family. Vaccinating your child will help protect more vulnerable friends and family
  • No injection needed. The nasal spray is painless and easy to have
  • It’s better than flu. The nasal spray helps protect against flu, has been given to millions of children worldwide and has an excellent safety record
  • Avoid costs. If your child gets flu, you may have to take time off work or arrange alternative childcare

What should I do?

Children aged two and three years old are offered this vaccination in general practice. Your child’s GP surgery should contact you. If you haven’t heard from their GP by early November, contact them directly to make an appointment.

Children in reception class and school years 1, 2, 3 & 4 will be offered the vaccine at school. Your child’s school will provide details from the local healthcare team.

 

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Publisher: , Aug 2013 (updated 2017)
Language: English
Suitability: Pre-school

Poster

Change4Life Events Kit

This kit can be used to create a Change4Life display at any event where local families will see it. Read more

This kit can be used to create a Change4Life display at any event where local families will see it.

Use this kit to reach families at events that promote eating well and being more active in a fun and engaging way.

The kit contains:

  • Pull up banner
  • Vinyl banner
  • Bunting
  • Table cloth

You can download digital resources on the PHE Campaign Resource Centre:

www.campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/reources  

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Publisher: ,
Language: English
Suitability: All

Health Promotion Service Only

A Quick Guide to the Immunisations for the Parents of Premature Babies

Includes MenB vaccine

This leaflet provides information on immunisations such as what they are and why they are needed. Read more

This leaflet provides information on immunisations such as what they are and why they are needed. It also provides a timetable detailing at what stages of their development newborn babies should have immunisation and the vaccines used.

 

Features the immunisation schedule for babies born on or after 1st August 2017.

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Publisher: , August 2006 (updated June 2017)
Language: English
Suitability: Antenatal, Carers, Men, Postnatal, Pre-school, Women

Leaflet

Spotting the Signs of Cancer (For Women)

Your cancer Guide

In this leaflet you can find out about: Some key signs and symptoms women should look for. Read more

In this leaflet you can find out about:

  • Some key signs and symptoms women should look for.
  • Why it's important to get these symptoms checked out by a doctor.
  • Screening tests for cancer.

 

For more information about the signs and symptoms of cancer visit: 

www.cruk.org/spotcancerearly 

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Publisher: , September 2016
Language: English
Suitability: Carers, Women

Leaflet

Guide to immunisations of babies up to one year of age (for babies born on or after 1st August 2017)

Covers all the immunisations up to one year of age and describes in detail the complete immunisation programme in the back pages of this leaflet. Read more

Covers all the immunisations up to one year of age and describes in detail the complete immunisation programme in the back pages of this leaflet.

Features the immunisation schedule for babies born on or after 1st August 2017.

 

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Publisher: , Revised June 2017
Language: English
Suitability: Carers, professionals

Leaflet

Pre-school immunisations A Guide to Immunisations (from two to five years)

Includes information on the nasal flu vaccine

This guide is for parents or guardians of children aged two to five years old. Read more

This guide is for parents or guardians of children aged two to five years old. It provides information on the routine immunisations that are given to children before they start school to protect them from serious
childhood diseases. It describes these diseases and explains why young children need protection against them. It also answers some of the most common
questions about pre-school immunisation.
If you have more questions or you want more
information, talk to your doctor, practice nurse or health visitor.

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Publisher: , 2015 (updated June 2017)
Language: English
Suitability: Infants (3-4), Pre-school

Leaflet